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will split their lands in half. >> in russia, and u.s. beef and pork have been banned. another example of how relations between the two countries are cooling. -- february 24 on link tv. >> hello again. north korea has tested a nuclear bomb. experts believe the blast was twice as parcel as a previous test in 2009. signs of the underground detonation came when a man made earthquake was detected go- around an aside. u.s. steel logical serving as measured magnitude 4.9, considerably more powerful than previous tests. world leaders have condemned it and there have been protests in south korea. many catholics are wondering who will become their next leader pulling the unexpected resignation of post-annexation common 16. the 85-year-old says he is too old to carry out his duties. -- the unexpected resignation of pope benedict xvi. millions of americans will be watching to find out president obama's plan to create jobs. in tunisia, the ruling party says an agreement on a new national government is expected within days, following protests after the assassination of an outspoken opposition politician.
the story may face prison. and as russia remembers the battle of stalingrad, what does it say about the country's tanzania." mlk >> president francois hollande says french troops will only withdraw from mali when african forces can replace them. hollande visited timbuktu on saturday. egypt's interior ministry has condemned the beating of a protestor in cairo. one person was killed during violent demonstrations on friday outside the presidential palace. syrian government tanks have been blown up by roadside bombs in the capital, damascus. there have been violent clashes between government and rebel forces in karnak. in india, the man accused of a gang rape of a fizz therapist student entered a nonguilty plea. the court case in new delhi has been fast tracked. the victim was beaten, raped and thrown from a bus. she died two weeks later. on friday, india's cabinet approved harsher punishments for rapists. including the death penalty. members of paramilitary force have been arrested on suspicion of molesting a group of girls on a train. a somali woman who accused government soldiers of
. this is "the ed show." let's get to work. just like the meteor slamming into russia, elizabeth warren is already banging heads in the senate. >> the question i really want to ask is about how tough you are. >> we'll show you how the new sheriff of wall street is outclassing her fellow freshmen, and how the new cop on the beat means trouble for big banks. >>> ten years after george w. bush dragged the country into war in iraq, and explosive new documentary narrated by rachel maddow details the trail of deception like never before. rachel joins me to preview the film tonight. >>> plus, the big congressional panel on john boehner's decision to go on vacation before we go off another cliff. >>> it was the biggest meteor blast in 100 years. so how did we know about an asteroid the size of a swimming pool but not a meteorite the size of a house? good to have you with us tonight, folks. thanks for watching. progressives finally have something to be hopeful about when it comes to congress. now, the 113th congress kicked off in a pretty disappointing fashion. there could have been meaningful f
to return to some islands claimed by russia around world war ii. >> hardly anybody lives here, but in japan and russia both claim these islands. the japanese call them the northern territories. flag has been debated. the soviet union control of them and under an agreement signed by japan in 1951. but tokyo wants a for your of the islands back -- wants 4 of the islands back. the country is marking northern territory day. >> we are continuing negotiations with the fundamental goal of completing a peace treaty with russia. >> although, he says he wants a peaceful resolution to the dispute, not all japanese feel the same. >> they invaded and conquered our land during the war and we were not able to fight back. it is a surge. >> the russian prime minister dmitry medvedev has visited the islands. his visit has raised tensions with tokyo in the past. northern territory day has become a fixture in the diaries of right-wingers in japan as they seek to reassert japanese influence. analysts say that abe needs all the help he can get in limiting chinese militarism despite his vows to be tough with beij
gallery coincidence to there was this other daytime meteor in russia. so what we want to do is get out there and nudge it. you can do it by just slamming a rocket into it. at the planetary society, we do it by a flotilla, that would cause the surface to evaporate, nudge it off force, or you can go out there and just set it off, hoping that you're not going to screw it up and create a shower of these things which could be even worse. but we are the first generation of humans that can do something about it. so yes, a very scary day, but in a sense, an exciting day. and so right away, congressman lamar smith, from texas, a conservative said let's convene an asteroid meeting, we're all in. let's figure out what to do. >> i would like the asteroid meeting, i'm excited about the floating sun >> you can read more of my work at wonkblog.com. the "ed show" is up next. >>> good evening, americans, and welcome to "the ed show" from new york. meteors crashing into earth. congress goes on vacation again? and elizabeth warren is the new sheriff in town. all that and rachel maddow joins us tonight. b
, u.s. and russia are putting their heads together to find a way to end the ongoing crisis that is taking place in syria. john kerry speaking with russia's foreign minister on the phone today about the best way to use their respective influence. conner powell is live with more details on this important aspect of this story. >> reporter: rush skha is one of the biggest supporters of the assad regime. and secretary kerry has been trying on reach the foreign minister for some time but they finally spoke and secretary of state john kerry agreed too meet in the future to discuss syria. as they were talking the fighting is intensifying particularly around the town of aleppo. they have stepped up their attacks on syrian air bases including two airports. assad military is also responded by shelling several rebel held areas. as the fighting has intensified the israeli military has confirmed that it has taken in 7 syrians injured. these are the first syrians to be treated in israel to be treated with medical help during this entire civil war. u.n. is making a push to o'up talks betwe
in "the newsroom." >> don't like this. >> meteor shower breaking overnight, amazing pictures out of russia. hundreds are injured as fragments of the meteor slam into earth. >>> plus -- >> it was kind of crazy. >> tired but ready to get on a bus and go get a shower, be in a place where the toilet flushes. >> i just really want a bed. >> reporter: sweet home alabama, back on land, the cruise from hell finally over for thousands of weary vacationers. >>> also, charged. prosecutors arguing the so-called blade runner olympian committed pre-meditated murder, reportedly shooting his girlfriend four times through a bathroom door. >>> plus this. >> don't you just love it? >> love what? >> tiffany's. >> reporter: it's "breakfast at tiffa tiffany's" not breakfast at costco. the discount warehouse known for gallons of mayo and bulk packs of underwear selling what they say are tiffany rings. the people behind that little blue box calling costco out this morning. "newsroom" starts now. >>> good morning, thank you so much for joining me. i'm carol costello. we begin with the shock and awe of a meteor sho
in russia. well, now two meteor sightings have been sighted over the united states. so, experts are racing to create a system that could give earthlings more of a warning. abc's kirit radia tonight from russia. >> reporter: in the skies over california, a fireball lights up the night sky. then last night, a meteor shower in florida. all this after a giant meteor exploded over russia traveling more than 60 times faster than the speed of sound. exploding in the atmosphere with the force of 30 hiroshima bombs. it's a barrage from space that has everyone asking, are we ready for the big one? some 100 tons of space rock enter earth's atmosphere every day, and while much of it lands in the ocean, pex erts are on the alert. >> there is a distinct possibility on of those things is headed our way and we don't even know about it. >> reporter: they say the idea of blowing up an asteroid like bruce willis did in "armageddon" is hollywood fantasy. even if you could hit the meteor, it's unlikely to stop it. but one prominent group has another idea, straight out of a science fiction movie. >> push it int
by russia and the united states and other neighbors in bringing these parties together to talk, provide a kind of structure for that. is that taking place in any way. >> they haven't been willing to say that assad stepping down is inevitable and needs to occur at the beginning. and you know it has to be that way in order for this to have a political solution. >> so how can the opposition meet with assad with all the blood on his hands. >> yeah. >> how possibly can they do that. >> so that is a nonstarter that the opposition will meet with assad but they might meet with representatives. >> i think what al chatib said who itheead of the rian opposition council that they would be willing to meet with representatives of the government going forward here. now your point, the right way forward here would be to have an international umbrella group that would sponsor a political transition. we put this together at geneva last june, secretary clinton did, which mandated or agreed that there would be a political transition, that there would be opposition and government members of that transition
minutes. here is what's going on right now. sonic booms rocking russia after a meteor streaks through the sky. the shockwaves shattering windows will. russia's state news agency saying more than 1,000 were injured. this happened on the same day that a huge asteroid is flying extremely close to the earth. bill nye the science guy will explain what's going on in just a couple of minutes. >>> pretoria, south affair characterization oscar pistorius formally charged with murder. prosecutors will prove he planned to kill will his girlfriend. he wrobroke can down in tears i the courtroom today, his agent telling cnn that he rejects the charges in the strongest terms. more details on that. we'll be live from south africa in just a few minutes. >>> and hugh go sigh chew go h to have a tracheotomy and cannot speak now. he also released this picture of president chavez in a hospital bed surroundedhave a tracheotom speak now. he also released this picture of president chavez in a hospital bed surroundeda tracheotomy and now. he also released this picture of president chavez in a hospital bed sur
battles. the memorial remains one of the most symbolic sites in russia. here come close to a million soldiers died in just six months of ruthless combat. a breath-taking german advance into russia had been blocked at stalingrad. hundreds of thousands of men died in a brutal urban warfare as the red army refused to yield. then, once the russian winter set in, fresh soviet forces surrounded the entire army, killing or capturing every man. the german commander was forced into a humiliating situation. this man witnessed the surrender, but the images that etched most strongly on his memory are the images of death and a burning river. >> everything was on fire. the bank of the river was covered mixed with human heads, arms, legs. there are the remains of people who were being taken across when they were bombed. >> the scale of the loss of life is almost beyond imagination and it all happened in just a few months. all of these gravestones have the same date of death. i did the end of 1942 or the beginning of 1943. anniversary, 17,000 new names have been carved on the monument including the
court, and that means that the u.s., france, britain, russia, and china, have to agree, and what's going to be a problem maybe is what will russia do? bay they traditionally have been tied to the current syrian government. what will china do? so it's still not a done deal. but very powerful u.n. investigator, karla del pointe, win after and mill lows victim indicted. >> shep even if you were able to get the russians on board and they would say, yes, war crimes on both sides, what does that do to stop the killing? >> well well, the internal court has a great holly pulpit. it doesn't have the able to stop the killings. that's up to the security council the permanent members, and my hope, shep, is that -- i would like to see -- i think u.s. policy has been good, but maybe the time has come to help the other side, the opposition groups, the rebels, with some weaponry, some training. >> shepard: is that what you're advocating? >> i think we need to step up to that plate now. i think the atrocities are so huge, there's talk of chemical weapons being used. i just think the time has come to turn
in russia and china. both nations accused nato of pursuing a political agenda rather than a humanitarian one. >> it's been a very divisive issue. you have the europeans and the united states seeing it as a very clear-cut victory for the u.n. the russians, the chinese, the south africans, even though the south africans supported intervention, but, uh, the brazilians, the indians, have been much less, uh, supportive of, of the whole outcome that they have ceded as a sort of a, as a violation of the principle of responsibility to protect. >> both, uh, russia and china have used that not to go along with tougher u.n. sanctions on, on syria. uh, you clever fellows tricked us on the libyan thing. you didn't talk about regime change, you talked about humanitarian issues, but after all it was all about regime change. >> now the lessons of libya are being applied to another country where a brutal dictator is cracking down on his own people, syria. >> we sit here today worrying about syria where assad is doing terrible things and i would like to stop it. >> it's incredibly dangerous to go on this road
much what happened in russia. a meteor the size of a city bus streaked across the sky over the you'll mounts. nasa reporting it appeared brighter than the sun. traveling at around 40,000 miles an hour, fast enough that if you were to hitch a ride, it would get from you new york to l.a. in four minutes time flat. early estimates were it weighed ten tons. nasa says now more like 7,000. it ripped through the air like a blade through fabric triggering sonic booms and an immense shock wave when it exploded. when it shattered miles above the earth, we're told it released 20 times the energy, more powerful than the hiroshimo bomb in japan. it was powerful enough to knock down doors and shatter windows across one city. officials say more than 1,000 people went for medical treatment. flying glass blamed for most of those injuries. one witness saying when older women in the neighborhood spotted it, they started screaming that the world was ending. and just about everybody seemed a little freaked out. >> it was very confusing because the building was shaking a little bit, so initially i thoug
give the world some indication of how russia, china, the u.s., and essentially all major nations of the world to view the threat of a nuclear >> thank you, senator, for being here. and thank you for your military service. my single biggest concern about the nomination is the dramatic flip-flops between your past statements and record and what you are saying as a nominee. and they are about key, core issues. we have discussed some of those today. i want to focus on that, and i apologize if i go over some of the things that have come up before. i could not be here for most of the hearing. in 2006, when israel was responding to attacks by hezbollah from lebanon, you call that response, "a sickening slaughter." and you accuse israel of "the systematic destruction of an american friend, the people of and country of lebanon." what do you say about those statements?>> well, first, i said them. i have been asked about them. i have said that i regret saying that. it was within the larger context of a speech i made about what was going on, a thirtysomething days of war going on. i also inc
and the neck. willy joel going to play in russia did more for relations between the two countries than any politician or media journalist did. >> if it was michael jordan, it might have had a better impact than a clown prince of basketball. he's not really an ambassador of our culture as well. >> north korea is not russia. russia made a lot of progress by the time that happened. >> john: i have to be an optimist. it is a start. i understand the washington generals are going on their show first. my panel stays with me after the break. when we look at the one case in history when the nra wasn't calling for more guns. (vo) she gets the comedians laughing and the thinkers thinking. >>ok, so there's wiggle room in the ten commandments, that's what you're saying. (vo) she's joy behar. >>current will let me say anything. >> john: welcome back. i have a very quick question for my panel. today is the one-year anniversary of the trayvon martin shooting. what has america learned and has america grown or accomplished anything in the wake of this? and i would like to start with richard socarides.
it rich in russia. that's coming up. you can never have too much "money." ♪ ♪ sandra: it is time for a little fun with "spare change." we are joined by a great pair. first up we have nypd cops saying he made off with $160,000 in jewelry. the four seasons hotel display case in midtown manhattan is where they got the jewelry. 's worse than that. most of the surveillance cameras were not even functional. to watches, i diamond chain, and a pendant around 2:00 a.m. $160,000 or the jewelry stolen, it was right next where you check in. >> i am intrigued by this. ever since alfred hitchcock's movie "to catch a theif." you could be too young to remember that. [laughter] the point is, they left this stuff out at 2:00 a.m., new york city, you leave it out at two in the morning in a display case? it just does not make sense. sandra: it doesn't make sense to me either. >> people are getting desperate now. these guys went after the low hanging fruit. sandra: if these guys could pull this off, they must be somewhat smart. after the meteorite hit russia last week, scientists and treasure hunters
putting their money currently. but to russia with love, currency wars coming to moscow as g-20 leaders meet there. did liesman go? if so, it's a big home coming. "squawk box" begins right now. >>> good morning, everybody. welcome to "squawk box" here on cnbc. i'm becky quick along with joe kernen. andrew ross sorkin is off today. our guest host this morning is sir martin sorrell. our top story, nightmare at sea. more than 4,000 passengers on the disabled carnival cruise cry oomph docked late last night. michelle caruso cabrera is there on scene. she's going to join us with more and what the means for carnival and the broader cruise industry overall. >>> we are tracking the markets this morning. a lot of excitement fueled in large part by deal activities. in the last few days aloep, we heard berkshire hathway is buying heinz for $3 billion. and comcast announcing a $16.7 deal to buy out ge's remaining stake in cnbc parent nbc universal. warn buffett on "squawk box" yesterday. >> i'm ready for on the another element. please, if you see any walking by, please call me. >> how much do you h
members that include the united states, china, it includes russia. russia is really neither an economic or military superpower except in regards to its nuclear arsenal. and then we have friends and britain and here we have two very much medium powers that are not economic heavyweights, you still exert a great deal of forward and influence in world affairs. a large part of that as leverage they security council itself. we have no india, no brazil, no party from outside this kind of frozen group. and this is, i think, an enormous problem for the security council and one that there's probably no structural way to overcome. the reason why is pretty simple. if you say to any of the current members, why did she set on down, france and britain come you guys had to combine in a single european union fee. and then there's a lot of hemming and hauling it in the meantime, germany pops up and says pet, we are actually one of the world's great economic superpowers. we have no military to speak of and we cannot do anything, but we pay for everything, so we actually deserve a seat. she say we know how
or the power in the world so they include the united states, china, and includes russia but russia is neither an economic or military superpower accept in regards to its use nuclear arsenal. then we have france and britain, and here we have the median of powers that are not economic heavyweights in the world and yet still exert a great deal of force in the world affairs a great deal of influence on world affairs but a large part of that is actually a leveraged by the security council itself. we have no india, we have no prez sell -- brazil, no party outside of this kind of frozen grouper and this is i think again the enormous problem for the security council and no structural way to overcome. the reason why is pretty simple. why don't you step on down. there is a lot and in the meantime germany pops up and says we are one of the world's greatest economic superpowers and we can't do anything from the marshall standpoint but we pay for everything so we deserve a seat we dhaka the military either we should have a seat because we are an economic superpower and some very powerful country which say
acting as they have with regard to china, to russia, to iran and north korea, the united states, the discussion has been rather precise. i'd like to expand the breadth and perhaps the depth of the questions in this discussion to include two organizations that i think play a role in this. one is the shanghai cooperation organization led by china which both india and iran are, observer, observer attendees at the meetings and at their meetings they have come up with policies and responsibilities assigned to the member nations with regard to the future of afghanistan and some other issues. the second is the collective security treaty organization, a military counterpart to nato and russia's lead role in that. i think that if you consider these organizations the question arises, why do we have so much trouble figuring out china's motivations and russia's motivations, what are behind their stratdpigs -- strategies because russia and china respectively could in these two organizations lead from behind. and have other member organizations affect outcomes of such talks as the six-party t
earth's atmosphere in russia and exploded in mid-air about 20 miles up. it shattered windows and the blast was brighter than multiple suns. in fact, subsequent measurements of how much energy it contained rivals 30 times that of the huroche mu bomb. it exploded so high up in the atmosphere. all that was left was the energy that remained after diluted into the space in which it exploded. later in the day, another asteroid that had a close approach, which we have known for about a year knowing the laws of physics and trajectory, you can see where it was going to come. it not only became between us and the moon, we have tracked many that did that. this one came inside our technological space. it came closer than our orbiting communication satellites. that one you take note of. that asteroid is half the size of a football field and the one that hit and exploded over russia and that is about a third of that size. we have no capacity to protect earth from things that small. >> so, what should we be doing? how scared should we be? >> we're just sitting ducks. >> the law of math, the
russia, a permanent member of the u.n. security council, to put pressure on their ally, syria. they say they welcome any attempts from any side to end the conflict and end the violence happening. they have always said that they were concerned about crimes committed against humanity and they have always stressed that they will do everything that they can to support moves to end the conflict in syria. >> we will have more in a moment, but staying in brussels , they have agreed to renew an arms embargo against syria. britain wanted to allow the nation's two armed forces, but many say neither side should be armed with weapons from europe. sanctions are also amended to provide greater humanitarian and technical assistance and protection of civilians. let us turn now to nina to ask for more about the foreign minister's reasoning for renewing the arms embargo on syria. >> most eu countries are worried about the further militarization of the conflict. they say against the background reports coming in that anti- government forces have also committed war crimes but they are reluctant to send more
barrier over russia's ule mountains. the repair bill is tens of millions of dollars. the search is on for looking for the rock. sciencists have confirmed these tiny pieces are from space but to warn people if or when another meteor is on its way. >> you need to calculate from what distance you want to see a dangerous object. we consider it to be 5 million. you would be a few days ahead and calculate the trajectory and perhaps prepare a missile. we don't have them so far and nobody knows how to build one. >> while sciencists work on that program, locals are trying to be positive. >> it is now the safest place on earth. and treasure hunters are searching for more pieces of space and will wonder when these confirmed remains could fetch money, which means the splinters left are left more than 40 times the value of gold. >> now to share or not to share, that's the question you may want to ask yourself when you post pictures online. one of the photographs was being used to sell t-shirts and suing the company that is behind it. >> it was the perfect morning to be at the beach. photogra
the invitations to visit russia and the united states. >> from the start of the uprising the international community has criticized syria's op sigs for its failure to unite. but now it seems the syrian national coalition which has been meeting in cairo has put the ball firmly in the courts of the international community. it says its members have reached an agreement on forming a government to run reble held areas. >> the leaders of the southeastern national coalition have agreed to form a transitional government to operate within rebel held areas. it's been decided that the head will be announce bid march 2 after an agreement's been reached with all opposition groups. agreeing to form a government will strengthen the position but unfortunately for those living under the bombardment it doesn't weaken that of the president. and as a diplomatic strugen to find a solution to the bloody war continues so does the death and destruction. for those inside syria that's been their daily reality for almost two years. >> the u.s. government has grounded its entire fleet of new f-35 fighter planes. a cr
. >> an unusual trial is scheduled to begin in russia soon. it involves a defendant who is dead. accused russian tax authorities of stealing $200 million. but when he reported this to police, they arrested him for tax evasion. he was found dead in his cell a year later. the government of oratory outside chicago, the u.s. investing millions of dollars into a new center designed to improve batteries that power iphones to from eye phon electric cars. they've made a breakthrough in green technology that could turn a trash to cash. >> from a grocery store to garbage dump, there is a global glut of plastic bags. 100 billion are discarded each year in the u.s. alone, just 13 percent are recycled and the rustling on lawns and in landfills for centuries. craig reddix hundreds of years to degrade. >> they want to end all that. the scientists at this laboratory have found a way to turn the bags into batteries. >> there are many benefits. a very important product. >> in the past, this were not able to mix different kinds of plastics, and he found a way around that. the cuts the bags up and stuffed them into
for biz this hour. let's check in now on the markets. >>> people in central russia need more time and more money to deal with the damage caused by last week's meteor crash. shattered glass injured hundreds of residents. government officials say repair work will take nearly a month to complete and cost millions of dollars. the meteor exploded on friday before hitting the ground. the resulting shock wave blew out win dose adows and damaged . officials estimate the damage at around $33 million. they say workers are replacing windows at schools, but they know walls aremain severely damaged. the governor has told officials to buy glass and other building materials to buy materials from nearby areas to speed up the work. >> translator: if larger fragments are found, it will be of great interest for people who research asteroids and comets. >> the excitement isn't limited to scientists. residents of a village nearby are rushing to the fields around their homes, hoping to cash in. many villagers say they saw small objects falli ining from sky after the meteor exploded. they say they found meteorit
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